Fox News’ Jesse Watters defended Facebook Monday in response to stunning revelations from Facebook whistleblower Frences Haugen.
Watters questioned her claim that Facebook is “tearing societies apart” and causing ethnic violence.
He responded to this by bringing up all the war and ethnic cleansing that happened before Facebook was around. “Last century, what did we have? The Russian civil war, World War I, World War II, multiple ethnic cleansings over almost every continent. There was no Facebook then!”
In the 60 Minutes interview, Haugen said, “The version of Facebook that exists today is tearing our societies apart and causing ethnic violence around the world.”
The narration from Scott Pelley pointed out the context of that claim, namely that Facebook admitted in 2018